updated 03/19/2014 AT 7:00 AM ET
•originally published 03/19/2014 AT 9:00 AM ET
“I’m just a mom. I’m trying to make the best decision for my kid,” she said. “There are very scary statistics out there regarding what is in vaccines We feel like we’re making the best decision for our kids.”
Cohen’s question was spurred by a Fox interview Thursday in which Cavallari admitted to not vaccinating her kids to a disbelieving Lisa Kennedy, who had jokingly mentioned Jenny McCarthy’s decision not to vaccinate her children.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, no scientific study has found a link between vaccines and autism.
Cavallari is expecting her second son with husband Jay Cutler in May.
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